Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk clash over the impact of AI

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg continue to clash about the future of artificial intelligence in "an unusually public spat for the two technology CEOs," according to CNBC.

Mr. Musk has been vocal about his concerns regarding AI, worrying the technology will result in job losses as robots "will be able to do everything better than us," according to comments he made earlier this month. In a recent interview, Mr. Musk cited AI as his largest fear for the future, CNBC notes.

During a Facebook Live event July 23, a commenter asked Mr. Zuckerberg to remark on Mr. Musk's AI fears. Mr. Zuckerberg said, "I think people who are naysayers and try to drum up these doomsday scenarios — I just, I don't understand it. It's really negative and in some ways I actually think it is pretty irresponsible."

Mr. Zuckerberg continued, "In the next five to 10 years, AI is going to deliver so many improvements in the quality of our lives."

In response, Mr. Musk took to Twitter to write, "I've talked to Mark about this. His understanding of the subject is limited."

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